QTS launches exclusive healthcare community cloud

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) has launched QTS Healthcare Community Cloud (HCC), a purpose-built Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution exclusively for healthcare organizations that require a highly secure and scalable cloud infrastructure to safely share sensitive data, and meet strict regulatory mandates including HIPAA and HITECH, the company said.

QTS HCC builds on QTS´ cloud and compliance expertise, allowing organizations to leverage the benefits of the cloud such as improving agility, optimizing operations and resources to reduce capital expenditures, and protecting electronic patient health information (ePHI).

The IaaS platform is designed to meet healthcare security and compliance requirements including HIPAA/HITECH, and includes important security features including two factor authentication, data encryption at rest, and dedicated compute and storage resources. QTS HCC also enables secure healthcare hybrid cloud deployments, making it safe for organizations to move workloads between clouds and manage information flows between applications that share ePHI.

QTS is a provider of secure, compliant data center solutions, hybrid cloud and fully managed services. QTS´ integrated technology service platform of custom data center, colocation and cloud and managed services provides IT solutions for web and IT applications.